Historic Scotland Tag

Kisimul Castle is one of Scotland’s most remote castles, technically located in CastleBay, Barra in the Outer Hebrides but actually occupying a small island within the bay only accessible by boat. The history of the construction and origins of this castle are shrouded in mystery. In...

The Newbridge chariot burial was always going to be a hard act to follow – but let’s talk forestry and upland survey because, in its own way, what we called the ‘forestry contract’ was to play a central role in the early success of the...